On February 5, Chapter Convener put forth a session on floor paintings. Ms. Chantal Jumal, the resource person is a freelance researcher, writer and visual art specialist from France. She talked at length about Kalam of Kerala, Mandana of Rajasthan, Rangoli of West Bengal and Gowlis made by Jains. Her knowledge and presentation of this aspect of our intangible heritage held the members and general public spellbound.
Fascinating Floor Paintings
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Kolam by Mrs. Leela Venkatraman comprising of one lakh dots.
PowerPoint presentation of the various types of floor paintings all over the world.
Many members and prospective members of INTACH Madurai chapter attended the function and found it very interesting.